Clinician usually order the test in view if high grade fever of the patient.Apart from it when someone resides in endemic region or there is malaria outbreak .
Diagnosis of malaria involves performing blood smears. For a blood smear, a drop of blood is applied to and spread onto a glass slide. It is then treated with a special stain and examined under a microscope. Typically, two thick smears and two thin smears are prepared. These tests are currently the "gold standard" for malaria detection and identification. They require examination by a trained and experienced laboratorian
Malaria Smear or Malaria Parasite test helps us to confirm as well as identify species of the malaria.